July 2019News
Demolition Begins for H1

The site of the H1 tower has begun being cleared ahead of construction.

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July 2019News
Team Building Day

On Wednesday 3rd July the office closed for a full day of Team Building discussion and activities.

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May 2019
Former Nestlé Factory Now On Site

The first buildings of the Former Nestlé Factory are now under construction

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May 2019News
Demolition Begins At Former Nestlé Factory

After lying empty for 5 years, the historic factory is being cleared

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May 2019Events
European Election Party At The Cabin

The Cabin hosted a party in colaboration with Change UK

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April 2019
A House Is Made Of Rooms & Passages

Post 42: On scaling the city as if it were a house

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March 2019Thinking Quietly
White Horse Westminster Bridge

Post 41: How would I cross Westminster Bridge?

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February 2019Thinking Quietly
The Knot

Post 40: This is a knot in the oak floor of our studio at Bankside

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January 2019Thinking Quietly
From The Cabin

Post 39: It is always good to stop still, stand and listen to a view as it goes by

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December 2018Thinking Quietly
In Praise Of Skin & Bones

Post 38: Looking across Doha Bay at the glistening towers opposite, there is one which stands out; the Burj Doha

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November 2018Thinking Quietly
By Sand & Sea

Post 37: 70 pieces of brick clay, cooked in ovens, worn by Sand and Sea

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October 2018News
Silk Stream Bridge Granted Planning Permission

LB Barnet have approved the reserved matters application

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October 2018Thinking Quietly
Seven By Seven

Post 36: I have been obsessed with the number 7 since the moment I could count

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September 2018Thinking Quietly
Touch Me Not

Post 35: Drive a few miles East of Vellore, towards Chennai and you will find a green place

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August 2018Thinking Quietly
The House On The Hill

Post 34: Normally the layers of cities build up over time.

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August 2018Media
Stars of Science

Tim participates in a focus group that comments on Solar Panels.

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August 2018Writing
Touching The City

Tim's new book explores how scale is manifested in cities, buildings, and in the space between them.

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August 2018Speaking
Tim Speaks about Bankside

Tim Speaks about Bankside, for the London Festival of Architecture 2015

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July 2018Thinking Quietly
The Stew & A Thousand Riyal Bottle Of Spice

Post 33: There was once a cook who was known for making stodgy stews

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June 2018News
West Hendon Phase 5 & 6 Granted Planning Permission

All 2000 units of the masterplan have now been fully approved.

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June 2018News
H3/H4 Completion

Makower Architects visit their first completed building in the UK

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June 2018Thinking Quietly
All Change At Dalston Junction: The Joy Of Tracing

Post 32: The act of tracing is an ideal state sometimes

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May 2018Thinking Quietly
The Yellow Seedpod

Post 31: I saw a seed pod, one of the nicest I have found

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April 2018Thinking Quietly
The World Jigsaw Company

Post 30: Each piece is a piece of the map

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April 2018Events
London Festival of Architecture

Test your knowledge and your drawing skills and help us to build a live installation for London Festival of Architecture 2nd–3rd June 11am–4pm.

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April 2018News
Old Doha Regeneration Framework award

Makower Architects were highly commended for their Doha masterplan.

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April 2018News
Unlimited Doha Design Prize 2016

The British Council, the Royal Institute of British Architects and Foster + Partners invite UK-based architects and designers to participate.

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March 2018Thinking Quietly
Film About 10x10, Courtesy Of Crane TV & Article 25

Post 29: Each of us explores … and then draws … whatever catches our eye

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March 2018Press
British Council Doha Design Prize

British Council Doha Design Prize our newly formed teams are exploring Old Doha today.

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February 2018Thinking Quietly
Doha On Centre: The Jigsaw Of The City

Post 28: An exploration of the essential character or ‘soul’ of the city

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January 2018Thinking Quietly
Ten Lessons From Loving London

Post 27: I am a Londoner through and through

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December 2017News
Former Nestlé Factory Scheme Granted Planning PermissionREAD MORE
December 2017Thinking Quietly
A Beacon Of Regeneration; Small But Bright.

Post 26: What appears to be rubbish at first, turns out to be treasure

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December 2017Press
Sweet success: planning approved for homes at Art Deco Nestlé factory

Housebuilder Barratt and property developer Segro have won approval for nearly 1,400 flats.

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November 2017Thinking Quietly
Patterned Planet

Post 25: I dreamt that I was flying over a barren planet

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October 2017Thinking Quietly
World Jigsaw Company

Post 24: Connecting People and Places

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September 2017Thinking Quietly
Crab - Sand - House

Post 23: One day I saw these patterns in the sand

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August 2017Thinking Quietly
Danshal Sundial

Post 22: The Earth is spinning on its axis, meanwhile orbiting the Sun.

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June 2017Thinking Quietly
Two Weeping Eyes and a Bleeding Heart

Post 21: I like the word ‘value’; it has a double meaning

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May 2017Thinking Quietly
Waiting To Fall

Post 20: The Sun is going down and there is the very slightest chill in the air; but it is peaceful, and silent

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April 2017News
West Hendon Phase 4 Granted Planning PermissionREAD MORE
April 2017Thinking Quietly
Doha On Centre

Post 19: An exploration of the essential character or ‘soul’ of the city

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March 2017Thinking Quietly
No U Turns

Post 18: The street of possibilities

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February 2017Thinking Quietly
Cranked Square and Grazing Light: E1

Post 17: The blank rear wall of the building with a slight crank and serated edges always catches my eye.

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January 2017Thinking Quietly
Electric D1

Post 16: What caught my eye, to stand and draw?

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December 2016Thinking Quietly
The Breezeway: C1

Post 15: It is Friday morning – everything is quiet

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November 2016Thinking Quietly
Cranes At Nightfall: G7

Post 14: I am on the roof of the Mercure Hotel by the ice-cold pool

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October 2016Thinking Quietly
The Miranet is Pointing to the Sky

Post 13: Where is all the energy going?

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September 2016Thinking Quietly
Round and Square: A3

Post 12: I could not choose what to draw, so I draw two things today; both round and square.

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August 2016Thinking Quietly
The Crushed Can And The Lovely House

Post 11: Once upon a time there was a can, full of air.

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July 2016Thinking Quietly
Doha is Flat

Post 10: As I walk along Sikkat al Hedaya, into square A2, I am drawn by the slope.

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June 2016Thinking Quietly
Bier Al Husain, Doha

Post 9: Old Doha is filled with a festive air – everyone is wandering aimlessly about, off work.

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May 2016Thinking Quietly
Sikkat Al Hedaya, Doha

Post 8: There is a chill in the air and a gusty breeze.

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April 2016Thinking Quietly
Cracked Earth Table

Post 7:This is the first finished piece from Pattern-Book Qatar

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March 2016Thinking Quietly
Serpentine Pavilion: Sound & Smell... And Plankton

Post 6: A floating disc of water with a dark sunken space beneath

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February 2016Thinking Quietly
The Little Yellow House In Scotland Yard

Post 5: It is the 10x10 weekend, I am exploring Whitehall.

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January 2016Thinking Quietly
The Joy Of Jaywalking

Post 4: A street where, even if it is busy with traffic, it is easy to cross, whenever you want.

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January 2016Writing
Tim writes about the role of time in Architecture

'Finding Time' Architecture Timed edition of AD

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December 2015Thinking Quietly
Empty Plastic Water Bottles In A Disused Drinking Fountain - Doha

Post 3: It caught my eye because what fills it now is not water but empty plastic water bottles.

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November 2015Thinking Quietly
Naples: Living Layers Of Laundry

Post 2: What struck me about Naples, the ‘city of dark sun,’ was the laundry.

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October 2015Thinking Quietly
A Day In Berlin

Post 1: The difference between having been to Berlin for a day and not having been there at all is infinite

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May 2015Press
Architecture Today praises Tim's book

'...a thoughtful volume on scale, a rich mix of experience, analysis and anecdotes imbued with enthusiasm'

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April 2015Speaking
Tim is an invited panellist for MENA.

The Future of The Cities: From the city in expansion to new cities design.

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April 2015Press
West Hendon awarded 'Built for Life' by Planning Minister, Nick Boyes MP

'A government-endorsed accolade for well-designed home; a recognised industry seal of excellence'

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March 2015Press
West Hendon achieves Planning

'Overall these plans will be key to the regeneration of the whole area'

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January 2015Press
Tim featured in the 2015 power list: Top 40 most Powerful Architects in the Middle East.

'Tim Makower is playing a leading role in the regeneration of Old Doha.'

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December 2014Writing
Tim writes about how as the City grows it also shrinks.

'Getting scale right in cities' Oryx Qatar Airways inflight magazine

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December 2014Writing
Tim writes about Great Suffolk St.

'My favourite street' Oryx Qatar Airways inflight magazine

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November 2014Speaking
Tim lectures for Doha Architecture Forum.

DAF 14 - Heritage & Renewal

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November 2014Speaking
Tim speaks to The Urbanist on Monocle 24 Radio.

'The age of a city will be a part of what dictates its nature. Things...that are able to catch the 9 year old and the 90 year old...'

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October 2014Press
ADF praises Tim's new book.

'Touching the City: Thoughts on Urban Scale'.

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October 2014Press
Tim's 10x10 artwork featured in Blueprint magazine's online forum

'Creative Project makes Art out of the Shard.'

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October 2014Press
Tim's 10x10 artwork featured in Design Week's 'What's on' columnREAD MORE
October 2014Press
Best to Offer comment on Tim's sketches: 100 thoughts exhibit.

'Tim Makower is the architectural voice and mastermind behind Msheireb’s Downtown Doha.'

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October 2014Press
Tim interviewed for Gulf Times

'We are like cynobacteria: Master Architect-Urbanist Tim Makower on what defines the place we live in.'

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October 2014Press
Qatar Today on Tim's love for sketching: 'One sketch at a time'

'Tim Makower is always exploring any avenue of the world his feet find.'

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October 2014Writing
Tim writes about the Burj Doha by Jean Nouvel.

'In Praise of Skin and Bones'

Glam Interiors

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October 2014Writing
Touching the City - John Wiley and Sons

“In Touching the City Tim Makower is wrestling with THE great issue of our time and doing so with great grace and imagination.” Alain de Botton, author and founder of London’s The School of Life.

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February 2014Writing
Travellers Tales

RIBA Journal

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December 2013Writing
Drawing From MsheirebREAD MORE
December 2013Writing
Interiors and Legacy of Postmodernism

Essay - Farrell

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December 2013Media
Ports d'attache

Part of the Doha episode of a documentary series.

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December 2013Writing
Architecture globalisation

ASHGATE

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November 2013Press
London Calling: Artists for Charity

10x10 Founder Tim says 'As we cherish and appreciate the city where we live, we thank London.'

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November 2013Press
UK winners of first Old Doha design Charette revealed.

Design Chair Tim says 'The project is provoking debate about the cultural potential of Old Doha.'

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September 2013Writing
Intensity is my greatest treasure

bdonline

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September 2013Writing
My Kind Of Town

Architecture Today

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June 2013Writing
Golden rules of retail

The Edge

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April 2013Speaking
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April 2013Writing
Doha on Centre

The Edge

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November 2012Press
Makower Architects holds an Exhibition in Doha.

Qatari Museums Authority exhibits a Panorama in the Capital of fog.

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March 2012Speaking
Qatar Urban Forum Day 2 Session 4 at MIPIM 2012.

Tim speaks about London. He collates his thoughts on the city into 10 points.


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